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J Mark or Clark

Royal Ratcatcher

Details

Artist

J Mark or Clark

Title

Royal Ratcatcher

Date

About 1807

Medium

Oil on canvas

Dimensions

H: 44.3 x W: 72.4 cm

Reference

CVCSC:0064.F

Collection

British Folk Art

Status

On Display

The artist is believed to have come from Hoxton, London and described himself as Animal Painter to the Queen. The royal ratcatcher is seated to the centre left near the fire, wearing his top hat and appointment sash.

J Mark or Clark Royal Ratcatcher About 1807 © Compton Verney